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Landslide destroys houses in Bayelsa

Bayelsa

A major landslide has occurred in Odi, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, destroying houses in the community. Community sources said the landslide, believed to have been caused by water erosion, occurred on Sunday and has thrown the community into mourning because of the houses and property that have been destroyed. Investigations revealed that the Chief Whip of the ...

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How to identify substandard buildings in Nigeria

substandard buildings

In the past few days, the Nigeria cyberspace and media has been filled with different news especially two cases of collapsed buildings one in Itafaji area of Lagos State and the other at Molete area of Ibadan. These two incidences had raised so many concerns about the structures and strengths of the buildings we have these days across Nigeria. This ...

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Hoodlums raid MKO Abiola’s property, attack residents

residents

Residents of Igbo-Ilogbo, Ayobo, Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos, have cried to the authorities, particularly the police and the Lagos State government, to rescue them from the hands of hoodlums and miscreants threatening their lives. It was gathered that residents woke up yesterday (Thursday) morning to a rude shock as hoodlums numbering over 100 allegedly stormed the area ...

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Armed men burn houses in Kaduna

Kaduna – A community leader, who did not want to be mentioned, told newsmen that the attackers were on their way to a nearby community after wreaking havoc in Angwan Barde. The attack is coming barely 12 days after 40 people were killed and several houses burnt in Karamai village, still in Kajuru local government area. “Gunmen has killed and ...

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Hoodlums in Osun set 5 houses on fire

houses

Suspected arsonists on Sunday night set five houses on fire at Igangan in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State. Newsmen reports that the hoodlums who attacked the community at about 8.pm also destroyed property worth millions of naira. The assailants were also said to have shot one Miss Rukayat Balogun at Iwara in the early hours of Saturday. ...

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Obanikoro’s family recovers N500m houses, land from EFCC

Obanikoro

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife and children have recovered three properties worth about N500m from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The properties include four terrace houses located at 44 Mamman Kotangora Crescent in the highbrow Katamkpe Extension area of Abuja; a parcel of land in Guzape District and a duplex at Olori ...

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Federal Mortgage Bank commences Construction Of 100 Houses In Nasarawa

Nasarawa

LAFIA – The Federal Mortgage Bank on Wednesday started the construction of 100 Housing units in Nasarawa State as part of effort to alleviate the plight of Federal Government workers in the country. Delivery a speech during the flag-off ceremony at Kwamdere in Lafia Local Government Area of the state, the managing director/chief executive officer of the bank, Ahmed Dangiwa, ...

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Federal government to demolish houses built on waterways

waterways

The federal government has said it would demolish houses built on waterways that violated the master plan in its housing estates.   Minister of state, power, works & housing II, Surv Suleiman Zarma disclosed this in Abuja yesterday during the inspection tour of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) estate in Lugbe, Abuja, in company of the managing director of FHA, Prof ...

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Flood destroys hundreds of homes in Ibadan

Ekiti State

Hundreds of residents in Ibadan, Oyo State capital have suffered losses following a torrential rainfall that flooded more than 30 homes on Sunday. It was gathered that many residents have started relocating from Ososami, Oke-Ado and Aresa areas of Ibadan where the water level was reportedly high. Some of the victims have been rendered homeless as they claimed they have ...

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